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In [[2001]], the Arts & Entertainment Network (A&E) produced an episode of their television documentary series '''''Biography''''' focusing on the history of ''[[Sesame Street]]''.
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In [[2001]], the Arts & Entertainment Network (A&E) produced an episode of their television documentary series '''''Biography''''' focusing on the history of ''[[Sesame Street]]'', airing on March 18.
   
 
Hosted by [[Harry Smith]], the hour and one-half special features interviews with [[Loretta Long]], [[Bob McGrath]], [[Sonia Manzano]], [[Caroll Spinney]], [[Steve Whitmire]], [[Cheryl Henson]], [[Kevin Clash]], [[Frank Oz]], and [[Joan Ganz Cooney]]. Some of the topics discussed in the documentary include the test pilots, [[Jim Henson]]'s early works, [[Mr. Hooper]]'s death, the development of scripts (such as in the [[Season 32 (2001)|Season 32]] hurricane episodes) and characters (specifically, [[Lulu]]) and the popularity of [[Elmo]]. Behind the scenes filming of episodes [[Episode 3954|3954]] and [[Episode 3977|3977]] is also included.
 
Hosted by [[Harry Smith]], the hour and one-half special features interviews with [[Loretta Long]], [[Bob McGrath]], [[Sonia Manzano]], [[Caroll Spinney]], [[Steve Whitmire]], [[Cheryl Henson]], [[Kevin Clash]], [[Frank Oz]], and [[Joan Ganz Cooney]]. Some of the topics discussed in the documentary include the test pilots, [[Jim Henson]]'s early works, [[Mr. Hooper]]'s death, the development of scripts (such as in the [[Season 32 (2001)|Season 32]] hurricane episodes) and characters (specifically, [[Lulu]]) and the popularity of [[Elmo]]. Behind the scenes filming of episodes [[Episode 3954|3954]] and [[Episode 3977|3977]] is also included.
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==Notes==
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*The original airing of the episode ended with Harry Smith promoting the soon to be airing "Hurricane" episodes, followed by a quick scene of Oscar announcing the alphabet sponsors of the program (pictured above). This coda was removed from re-airings and the home video releases.
   
 
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==External links==

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Title.biography

In 2001, the Arts & Entertainment Network (A&E) produced an episode of their television documentary series Biography focusing on the history of Sesame Street, airing on March 18.

Hosted by Harry Smith, the hour and one-half special features interviews with Loretta Long, Bob McGrath, Sonia Manzano, Caroll Spinney, Steve Whitmire, Cheryl Henson, Kevin Clash, Frank Oz, and Joan Ganz Cooney. Some of the topics discussed in the documentary include the test pilots, Jim Henson's early works, Mr. Hooper's death, the development of scripts (such as in the Season 32 hurricane episodes) and characters (specifically, Lulu) and the popularity of Elmo. Behind the scenes filming of episodes 3954 and 3977 is also included.

A&E released the documentary on VHS and DVD-R.

NotesEdit

  • The original airing of the episode ended with Harry Smith promoting the soon to be airing "Hurricane" episodes, followed by a quick scene of Oscar announcing the alphabet sponsors of the program (pictured above). This coda was removed from re-airings and the home video releases.

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